Kenneth Snead, Ph.D.
1988:The University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
Ph.D. Business Administration
Major area: Accounting
Minor area: Organizational Behavior
1985:The University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
Master of Accountancy
1974:The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
BSBA (major in Accounting)
Academic Positions (all at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH)
Full Professor- Department of Accounting & MIS
Director of Graduate Studies in Accounting (2010 to present)
Department Chair- Department of Accounting & MIS (2001-2002; 2007-2009)
Non-Academic Positions (Professional Experiences)
President Board of Trustees- Hospice of Northwest Ohio
Product Costing Consulting- O-I, Dana Corporation, and other regional firms
Accounting Advisory Board- Owens Community College
Financial/Cost Analyst- Ashland Chemical/Oil and R.G. Barry Corporation
National Management Accounting Outstanding Dissertation Award- American Accounting Association
American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow
Beta Gamma Sigma Member
Teaching: Related Awards
Awarded the William Schmeltz endowed teaching professorship for 2013/2014, and 2014/2015
2011 & 2012 Ohio Accounting Educator of the Year Award- Nominee
2009 Senior Choice Outstanding Accounting Teacher Award (Beta Alpha Psi/AMIS Club)
2007 University Master Teacher Award (Student Alumni Connection)
2005 Schmidthorst College of Business Faculty Excellence Award (BGSU Undergraduate Student Government)
2003 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award (BGSU MBA Association)
2001 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award (BGSU MBA Association)
2001 Senior Choice Outstanding Accounting Teacher Award (Beta Alpha Psi/AMIS Club)
1998 Senior Choice Outstanding Accounting Teacher Award (Beta Alpha Psi)
1995 Senior Choice Outstanding Accounting Teacher Award (Beta Alpha Psi)
1995 Co-recipient of Dean's Teaching Innovation Award
1992 Schmidthorst College of Business Faculty Excellence Award (BGSU Undergraduate Student Government)
1991 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award (BGSU MBA Association)
1990 Academic Advisor Award (BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business)
Scholarly Activity: Selected Refereed Publications
"Attribution Theory: A Framework for Understanding Information System Success"- with S. Magal, L.
Christensen, and A. Ndede-Amadi; Journal of Systemic Practice and Action Research; 2015 (28,3) pp.
“You Should Have Seen that Volume Variance Coming”- with D. Stott and A. Garcia; Management
Accounting Quarterly; Fall, 2013 (15,1) pp.11-20.
"The Causes of Misapplied Capacity-Related Manufacturing Costs and Corresponding Reporting
Implications: A Conceptual Perspective”- with D. Stott and A. Garcia; The Journal of Accounting
Education; 2010 (28) pp. 85-102.
"Expectancy Theory as the Basis for Activity-Based Costing System Implementation by Managers”- with
W. Johnson and A. Ndede-Amadi; Advances in Management Accounting; 2005 (14), pp. 253-275.
"Attributional Biases as a Source of Conflict Between Users and Analysts in an Information System
Development Context- Hypotheses Development”- with A. Ndede-Amadi; Systemic Practice and Action
Research; 2002 (15,2) pp. 353-365.
"An Application of Expectancy Theory to Explain Manager's Intention to Use a Decision Support
System"- with A. Harrell; Decision Sciences; 1994 (4), pp. 499-513.
"Student versus Recruiter Perceptions of the Importance of Staff Auditor Performance Variables"- with R.
Kirsch and P. Leathers; Accounting Horizons; 1993 (4), pp. 58-69.
"The Role of Causal Attributions in Explaining the Link Between User Participation and Information
System Success"- with S. Magal; Information Resources Management Journal;1993 (3), pp. 8-19.
"The Impact of Psychological Factors on the Job Satisfaction of Senior Auditors"- with A. Harrell;
Behavioral Research in Accounting; 1991 (3), pp. 85-96.
"An Application of Expectancy Theory to Examine Managers' Motivation to Utilize a Decision Support
System" (invited due to dissertation award); Journal of Management Accounting Research 1991 (3), pp.